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I have an Acer travelmatec310 tablet and won't display to my external monitor by f5 key way just has black screen

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MY acer ZD1 screen has gone black how do i connect it to a pc screen blind


1) Laptop OFF, monitor OFF, connect a VGA monitor to the VGA port on the Right/Rear of the laptop.
Example of a VGA connector (Port), and a VGA Cable,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VGA_Connector

Scroll down a little for an example of a VGA Cable.

You can use a CRT type of monitor, (Looks like a small TV), or a flat LCD screen monitor if it has a VGA cable.

Yes. You can also connect an HDMI cable to it, and HDTV with this capability.

Turn the monitor on. If a CRT type allow it to warm up.
Turn the laptop on.
By factory default settings the display should show on the external VGA monitor.

If not;
There are at least 3 display options;
1) Internal monitor of laptop ONLY
2) Internal monitor of laptop AND external VGA monitor.
3) External VGA monitor ONLY

Press, and hold down on the Fn key. At the SAME time tap once on the F5 key. The F5 key is the Display Toggle-Over key.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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Your laptop has at least 3 display options;

1) Laptop internal monitor ONLY
2) Laptop internal monitor AND external display device
3) External display device ONLY

Press the Fn key down, and hold it down. Tap once on the F5 key.
(The F5 key is the Display Toggle-Over key)

Still no? Hold the Fn key down again, and tap once more on the F5 key.
Also make sure the HDTV is set.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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Monitor is dark. how to fix?


Walt, hold the Fn key down again, and tap once more on the Acer, F5, Display Toggle-Over key.

There are at least 3 display options available;

1) Internal display of laptop ONLY

2) Internal display of laptop AND external display

3) External display ONLY.

Were you just using the external display for more 'display real estate room', or was/is there a problem with the internal display of the laptop?

Was no problem? Is now? Even when using the guidance stated above for the Fn and F5 key?

Then if your laptop uses a CCFL for a Backlight, it also uses a screen Inverter. Screen Inverter is bad.

If it doesn't use CCFL/s for a backlight, and uses LED backlighting, replace the LCD screen.
The LED backlighting is incorporated in the LCD screen assembly, and you ain't replacing it.
Replace the entire LCD screen.

Post the laptop manufacturer name, and model number in a Comment. Model number is on Bottom of laptop.


Try to hurry as I'm going to a meeting with the head of General Motors, (Obama), and later with Bill Gates.





OH I'M JUST KIDDING!



Regards,
joecoolvette

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Make sure the vga cable is in tight on the kav-60 and the external monitor.

Try the keystrokes to toggle the display. Normally you would Press and Hold the FN function key located at the lower left on the keyboard then hit the key F1 thru F12 that toggles the display. The correct F1 thru F12 key to hit will have LCD/CRT on it or it will have the icon of a display. The display toggles in three stages ( laptop only, external only or both laptop and external).

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Power is on but no signal output to the screen


The following applies to Acer Laptops. You did not specify the brand of laptop you had. If your laptop is not Acer, the specific keys mentioned may be different and you should adjust accordingly.

If the power indicator is lit but nothing appears on the screen - The computer's power management system automatically blanks the screen to save power. Press any key to turn the display on.
If pressing any key does not turn the display back on, check the following....
1. The brightness level might be too low. Press Fn and the right cursor key to increase brightness level
2. Display device might be set to an external monitor. Press Fn and F5 to toggle to the internal display
3. Backlight might be turned off. Press Fn and F6 to turn on the backlight.
4. If the Sleep indicator is lit, the computer is in Sleep mode. Press & release power button to resume.

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Hi.

Sure you can with a standard VGA video cable.

Maybe you will have to change your screen resolution to get the best display layout.

Hope it helps!

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Holding down the Fn key and pressing the F5 key will toggle through all the video presets. That includes just the internal monitor, the external monitor and both monitors.

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If you can return it to the retailer, that would be my first option. Sounds like a bad backlight.

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When I attach an external monitor the F5 key does not toggle to the external monitor although the external monitor shows the windows logo at bootup and then goes to test screen.


goto your control planel select display settings on the notebook to adjust the selected monitor. Than test monitor 1 or 2. What OS are you using it is alittle diffence. XP or vista; vista has personalization and xp go into display properties.

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